• BTS break Psy’s Billboard Hot 100 record with ‘Dynamite’

    BTS break Psy’s Billboard Hot 100 record with ‘Dynamite’
    BTS have broken yet another record with their smash hit ‘Dynamite’.READ MORE: BTS have been named the best-selling global act of 2020This time, the South Korean boyband have surpassed a record on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as the longest-charting single by a Korean artist. ‘Dynamite’ is currently spending its 32nd week on the Hot 100, surpassing a 31-week run by Psy in 2013 for ‘Gangnam Style’.
    In the same week, ‘Dynamite’ also became longest-runn
  • Shawn 'Clown' Crahan explains Look Outside Your Window release delay

    Shawn 'Clown' Crahan explains Look Outside Your Window release delay
    Slipknot rocker Shawn 'Clown' Crahan has revealed that the band are yet to release the 'Look Outside Your Window' album as they don't want to cause confusion.
  • St. Vincent: No one's flawless

    St. Vincent: No one's flawless
    St. Vincent has insisted no one has lived a "flawless life" as she slammed cancel culture after using her father's imprisonment as the inspiration behind her new album, 'Daddy’s Home'.
  • Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon joins TikTok, reacts to his favourite videos

    Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon joins TikTok, reacts to his favourite videos
    Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is the latest musical act to join TikTok, mostly just to react to his favourite videos on the platform.
    On the handful of clips Vernon has posted so far, most of them show him duetting the works of others, showing a portion of his head as he silently watches on. @blobtower22#duet with @_devinnscott♬ original sound – Chris Tubbs
    On his personal Twitter account, Vernon said the app makes him feel different about social media.
    “TikTok is extremely wo
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  • Slipknot’s Clown reveals why ‘Look Outside Your Window’ still isn’t out

    Slipknot’s Clown reveals why ‘Look Outside Your Window’ still isn’t out
    Slipknot‘s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan has explained in more detail why the band’s unreleased album, ‘Look Outside Your Window’, is still on the shelf.
    The album was recorded by four members of the metal monoliths during sessions for their 2008 album ‘All Hope Is Gone’. In January 2020 Clown had said he, along with Jim Root, Corey Taylor and Sid Wilson, had intended to release the album of more “experimental, psychedelic” tunes on Christmas Da
  • Black Veil Brides reveal details of new album ‘The Phantom Tomorrow’

    Black Veil Brides reveal details of new album ‘The Phantom Tomorrow’
    Black Veil Brides have released details of their forthcoming studio album ‘The Phantom Tomorrow’, marking the announcement with a new single, ‘Fields Of Bone’.
    Frontman Andy Biersack had said in an Instagram post back in February the new album was “almost complete”. His announcement followed an album preview, single ‘Scarlet Cross’, released in 2019.
    On Friday (April 9), the Los Angeles rock outfit revealed their sixth studio album would be release
  • Beyonce & Jay-Z Share ‘Sin City’ Photo Album Following Their 13th Wedding Anniversary

    Beyonce & Jay-Z Share ‘Sin City’ Photo Album Following Their 13th Wedding Anniversary
    Beyoncé uploaded a series of stylish new photos from a trip to Sin City with Jay-Z.
    On Saturday (April 10), the singer’s official website was updated with a number of pictures — many of Beyoncé herself, but some featuring Jay-Z, too. The couple celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary last week, on April 4.
    Beyoncé showed off a killer outfit — tweed shorts and a matching blazer with a fit made for her, accessorized with red heels — from all angles, a
  • Taylor Swift Fan Recreates All of Her Eras in One Viral TikTok Video

    Taylor Swift Fan Recreates All of Her Eras in One Viral TikTok Video
    From “Our Song” to “Willow,” one Taylor Swift fan has recreated every one of the star’s iconic eras for a clip that’s racking up views on TikTok.
    The video, which has been viewed 3.4 million times and has received almost 1 million likes on TikTok as of Saturday (April 10), was first posted on Friday (April 9), the day Swift released her re-recorded Fearless (Taylor’s Version).
    TikTok user @juliiieanne, whose channel features a collection of Swift look-al
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  • Britney Spears Posts Throwback Photo With Jamie Lynn & Justin Timberlake for Sister’s Birthday

    Britney Spears Posts Throwback Photo With Jamie Lynn & Justin Timberlake for Sister’s Birthday
    Britney Spears went way back in the photo archives to wish her sister, Jamie Lynn, a belated happy birthday.
    The pop star opted to share a fun snapshot on Instagram Friday night (April 9) from several years ago that happened to feature the both of them and Justin Timberlake.
    In the picture, all eyes are on a young Jamie Lynn, who appears to be entertaining a small crowd of people including big sister Britney with her former boyfriend Timberlake.“Happy belated birthday to this beautiful sou
  • Dave surprises fans with new tracks ‘Titanium’ and ‘Mercury’

    Dave surprises fans with new tracks ‘Titanium’ and ‘Mercury’
    Dave has dropped off a pair of surprise new tracks – listen to ‘Titanium’ and ‘Mercury’ below.READ MORE: Dave at the Brits: how his searing performance of ‘Black’ took on every racist tosser in the countryThe artist, who released his Mercury Music Prize-winning debut ‘Psychodrama‘ in 2019, recorded the tracks in a moment of “pure inspiration”, according to a press release.
    ‘Titanium’ was teased by the rapper a couple o
  • Watch Demi Lovato perform new single ‘Dancing With The Devil’ on ‘Fallon’

    Watch Demi Lovato perform new single ‘Dancing With The Devil’ on ‘Fallon’
    Demi Lovato performed her new single ‘Dancing With The Devil’ on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon yesterday (April 9) – watch it below.READ MORE: Demi Lovato – ‘Dancing with the Devil… the Art of Starting Over’ review: raw, cathartic popThe singer, who released her new album ‘Dancing With The Devil… The Art Of Starting Over’ earlier this month (April 2), also sat down with Fallon to discuss the album, collaboratin
  • Ruff Ryders co-founder says DMX’s final album is one of his “best”

    Ruff Ryders co-founder says DMX’s final album is one of his “best”
    Ruff Ryders Entertainment co-founder Darrin “Dee” Dean has said that DMX‘s final album is probably one of his “best”.READ MORE: DMX, 1970 – 2021: hip-hop giant who shone brightest in the darknessThe legendary rapper, whose real name was Earl Simmons, died yesterday (April 9) at the age of 50. He was first hospitalised following a heart attack as a result of a reported overdose on April 3, where he had remained in intensive care since.
    Speaking to Fox 5 outside
  • Lana Del Rey Gets Backlash After Sharing Photos of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

    Lana Del Rey Gets Backlash After Sharing Photos of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
    Lana Del Rey is receiving backlash on social media after showing her admiration for the longtime romance between the UK’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
    Following news of Philip’s death on Friday (April 9), the 35-year-old songstress paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh by posting several vintage photos of the royal couple, who were married for 73 years.
    “I’ve always loved the way they loved,” Del Rey captioned the pictures on Instagram.In one image, Queen Eliz
  • Brian May reveals that Queen have been working on new music

    Brian May reveals that Queen have been working on new music
    Brian May has revealed that Queen have been in the studio working on new music – although so far nothing good has come out of the sessions.READ MORE: ‘Queen days’: Brian May reflects on his rock ‘n’ roll journeyThe band’s remaining members, May and Roger Taylor, have been performing live with singer Adam Lambert for over a decade, but have never recorded any new material with him.
    Speaking in a new interview, May said that the three of them have actually
  • BTS Announces Bang Bang Con 21 Virtual Event

    BTS Announces Bang Bang Con 21 Virtual Event
    BTS’ Bang Bang Con is returning in 2021.
    The K-pop band took to social media on Saturday (April 10) to announce Bang Bang Con 21. The virtual event is scheduled to take place on April 17 at 3 p.m. KST on the septet’s official YouTube channel BANGTANTV.
    “BTS concert in your room #BANGBANGCON21 coming soon!” the group wrote on Instagram.Billboard has reached out to BTS’ representatives for further details.
    Last April’s inaugural Bang Bang Con was a free two-day
  • BTS Announces Bang Bang Con 2021 Virtual Event

    BTS Announces Bang Bang Con 2021 Virtual Event
    BTS’ Bang Bang Con is returning in 2021.
    The K-pop band took to social media on Saturday (April 10) to announce Bang Bang Con 21. The virtual event is scheduled to take place on April 17 at 3 p.m. KST on the septet’s official YouTube channel BANGTANTV.
    “BTS concert in your room #BANGBANGCON21 coming soon!” the group wrote on Instagram.Billboard has reached out to BTS’ representatives for further details.
    Last April’s inaugural Bang Bang Con was a free two-day
  • The Wallflowers announce first album in almost a decade

    The Wallflowers announce first album in almost a decade
    The Wallflowers have announced details of their first album in almost a decade.READ MORE: Bob Dylan – ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways’ review: arguably his grandest poetic statement yetJakob Dylan and co. will release ‘Exit Wounds’, the long awaited follow-up to 2012’s ‘Glad All Over’, on July 9 via New West Records.
    Produced by Butch Walker, their seventh studio album is mixed by Chris Dugan and features singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne on four of i
  • 5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (April 10)

    5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (April 10)
    From career milestones and new music releases to major announcements and more, Billboard editors highlight the latest news buzz in Latin music every week. Here’s what happened in the Latin music world this week.
    Nicky Jam’s Bakery
    After telling all about his Miami-based restaurant idea at the 2020 Latin Music Week last fall, Nicky Jam officially inaugurated “La Industria Bakery and Cafe” in Bayside Marketplace on Friday (April 9). Named after his management company, the b
  • Demi Lovato Recalls Comfort of Owning Her Truth in Docuseries: ‘Nothing Anyone Can Say Will Shake Me’

    Demi Lovato Recalls Comfort of Owning Her Truth in Docuseries: ‘Nothing Anyone Can Say Will Shake Me’
    Demi Lovato discussed her intensely personal docuseries Dancing With the Devil on Friday (April 9) with Jimmy Fallon.
    The series debuted at this year’s virtual South by Southwest festival and details the Grammy-nominated singer’s struggles with drug abuse, self-harm and eating disorders.
    Fallon, declaring that he won’t allow himself to get emotional, referred to the series as “rough and tough” and asked Lovato if it felt “odd” to be that honest about her
  • Miguel releases fourth EP in ‘Art Dealer Chic’ series

    Miguel releases fourth EP in ‘Art Dealer Chic’ series
    Miguel has released the fourth instalment in his ‘Art Dealer Chic’ series – you can listen to it below.READ MORE: Miguel interview: From teenage preacher to California R&B starThe new EP, which arrives with a video for new song ‘So I Lie’, comes two weeks after the singer reissued the first three volumes in the series.
    Speaking about the project, Miguel said: “I’ve been doing a lot of work to consider and refine my beliefs in the last few years.
  • Royal Blood:'Watching him [Josh Homme] in the studio just blew our minds'

    Royal Blood:'Watching him [Josh Homme] in the studio just blew our minds'
    On this week's episode of Elton John’s Rocket Hour on Apple Music 1, Elton chats with Royal Blood about their anticipated new album 'Typhoons'
  • The Libertines announce details of Christmas 2021 UK tour

    The Libertines announce details of Christmas 2021 UK tour
    The Libertines have announced a series of winter tour dates later this year.READ MORE: The Libertines live: The likely lads ascend once again at a riotous Bristol gigThe ‘Giddy Up A Ding-Dong Tour’ will see the group play 15 dates across the UK this November and December – including two dates at London’s O2 Forum, the location of some of the bands most celebrated shows in 2003.
    It will be the group’s first tour in two years and tickets for the shows will go on sale
  • Watch Kali Uchis bring new single ‘Telepatía’ to ‘Fallon’

    Watch Kali Uchis bring new single ‘Telepatía’ to ‘Fallon’
    Kali Uchis brought her new single ‘Telepatía’ to late-night television this week – watch her perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon below.
    The song appears on the singer’s recent album ‘Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞’, which came out last November, and recently got its own video.READ MORE: Kali Uchis – ‘Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞’ review: a divine, boundary busting second albumFor
  • Sparks reveal that they’re working on new music in the studio

    Sparks reveal that they’re working on new music in the studio
    Sparks have revealed that they’re working on new music.READ MORE: ‘The Sparks Brothers’ review: Edgar Wright’s revealing deep dive into odd-pop’s LA pioneersIn a post on social media, the brothers shared a picture from the studio with the caption “#newsparksalbum”.
    In an accompanying picture, Ron and Russell Mael can be seen inside the studio wearing masks whilst Russell can be seen holding up a sign that reads: “SHHH! SPARKS RECORDING!”
    You
  • AFI share two new songs, including one co-written by Billy Corgan

    AFI share two new songs, including one co-written by Billy Corgan
    AFI have shared a pair of new tracks, including one co-written by Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan.
    ‘Dulcería’ and ‘Far Too Near’ precede the band’s new album ‘Bodies’, which comes out on June 11 via Rise Records.
    Speaking on the collaboration with Corgan, AFI guitarist Jade Puget said: “Billy and I have a great creative connection when we’re writing together. It was inspiring to work with such a talented and legendary songwrite
  • Listen to J Balvin and Khalid’s new collaboration, ‘Otra Noche Sin Ti’

    Listen to J Balvin and Khalid’s new collaboration, ‘Otra Noche Sin Ti’
    J Balvin has teamed up with Khalid on new song ‘Otra Noche Sin Ti’ – you can listen to it below.
    The track is accompanied by a gothic-themed, Collin Tilley-directed video which sees the pair in a dark, foggy forest. You can watch the video below.
    ‘Used to shed tears in the ‘rari / There I was wishin’ you would stop me / Here I am wishin’ you would call me,’ Khalid sings towards the end of the track.
    The release follows other singles ‘Tu
  • Deap Vally announce new ‘American Cockroach’ EP with single ‘Give Me A Sign’

    Deap Vally announce new ‘American Cockroach’ EP with single ‘Give Me A Sign’
    Deap Vally have announced details of their second EP of 2021 – listen to new single ‘Give Me A Sign’.
    The new track is the first preview of a four-track collection called ‘American Cockroach’, which lands on June 18 via Cooking Vinyl and follows the duo’s ‘Digital Dream’ EP from February.
    As with ‘Digital Dream’, which saw them collaborate with Peaches, KT Tunstall, The Kills‘ Jamie Hince and Warpaint‘s Jenny Lee L
  • Nadine Shah, Tim Burgess, Ed O’Brien and more on ongoing streaming debate: “We need a fairer system in place”

    Nadine Shah, Tim Burgess, Ed O’Brien and more on ongoing streaming debate: “We need a fairer system in place”
    Nadine Shah, Tim Burgess, Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien and more have opened up about the ongoing debate into streaming and artist payments in a series of new interviews.
    Speaking to The Guardian, the musicians have spoken ahead of the publication of the long-anticipated parliamentary report into the streaming industry. It comes as MPs are currently examining the economic impact that music streaming is having on artists, record labels and the wider music industry in the inquiry.
    The De
  • Glastonbury’s application for temporary campsite on Worthy Farm approved

    An application from Glastonbury Festival for a temporary campsite on Worthy Farm this summer has been approved.
    It comes after festival organiser Emily Eavis recently confirmed an application had been made for a “family friendly campsite” on the festival site this summer, in lieu of the festival’s cancellation for a second year in a row.READ MORE: NME recommends: the song that reminds me of Glastonbury“It’s so good to dream up plans and hope that some of these thing
  • Nile Rodgers: 'Artists and writers are not remunerated properly or equally'

    Nile Rodgers: 'Artists and writers are not remunerated properly or equally'
    Nile Rodgers says streaming is unfair to artists and labels need to pair them more.

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